The Leader of the Opposition, Era. Sampanthan said yesterday what is needed for the Tamil Political Prisoners(TPPs) is General Amnesty. He also said that it had been decided in the meeting headed prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe to grant legal bail to TPPs detained for a long time. This contravenes the assurance given by the President through the Commissioner of Prisons.
He also said that he is intending to take up this matter with the President.
It is also notable that the Media spokesman for TNA had warned that, TNA will also join the fasting struggle of the TPPs, if the Government fails to fulfill the president Promise.